Early childhood: observational drawing as a science tool

If you stopped by the Liberty Science Center on October 27, you could have visited MSS teachers Emily Sytsma (Lead Preschool Teacher) and Clara Buckley (Lead Preschool Teacher, Upper School Art). They participated in a poster session at the New Jersey Association of Independent School (NJAIS) conference. Their presentation was called Drawing on Science: Observational Drawing […]

The Knight in the Hallway–Positively Medieval

There is a knight in the hallway. He really is hard to miss. He greets the preschool students as they arrive in the morning.  In The Nest, we are currently involved in a medieval study.  In true Reggio style, we have a multifaceted approach.  The knight is a provocation, a way to invite curiosity and […]